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Day: 13 June 2018

Court of Appeal allows appeal by the BBC against a reporting restriction order in the trial of R v Sarker

The Court of Appeal has allowed an appeal by the BBC against a reporting restriction order in the trial of R v Sarker. The judgment, given by the Lord Chief Justice, contains important guidance on the proper approach to applications for restrictions on reporting in criminal proceedings, specifically in relation to online articles, and a […]

Pimlico Plumbers judgment – Supreme Court upholds ruling that plumber was both a “worker” and, for the Equality Act 2010, an “employee” of Pimlico Plumbers

The Supreme Court today upheld the decision of the court and tribunals below that Mr Smith was both a “worker” and, for the Equality Act 2010, an “employee” of Pimlico Plumbers.  Karon Monaghan QC acted for Mr Smith and Tom Linden QC acted for Pimlico Plumbers. To read a summary of the judgment, please see […]